Lebanon, Kazakhstan To Boost Military Cooperation

BEIRUT, Lebanon, May 15 (NNN-NNA) – Lebanon and Kazakhstan agreed, on Tuesday, to boost military cooperation.

The two countries agreed to increase cooperation by intensifying mutual visits of military experts, while enhancing expertise exchange in the military field.

The agreement came during a meeting of Lebanon’s Defence Minister, Elias Bou Saab, and his Kazakhstan’s counterpart, Nurlan Baiuzakuly Yermekbayev, along with a delegation from the army of Kazakhstan.

Bou Saab praised Kazakhstan’s participation in preserving peace in south Lebanon by being part of the United Nations Interim Forces in Lebanon (UNIFIL).

Kazakhstan became a member of the UNIFIL in Oct, 2018, with the arrival of 120 Kazakhstan’s peacekeepers, to serve with the UN mission in furthering peace in south Lebanon.– NNN-NNA